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Source: The Guradian

US deports husband of soldier killed in Afghanistan – then lets him back in

Wednesday 15:25 GMT

US immigration officials deported the husband of a soldier killed in Afghanistan – then reversed course and let him back into the country.

A Brooklyn couple was arrested after attempting to visit their pregnant daughter and soldier son in law at New York’s Fort Drum.

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Source: The Guradian

'Dirt and filth': Russia attacks film about Red Army in Afghanistan

Wednesday 03:19 GMT

A row has broken out in Russia over a film about the Soviet Union’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, after politicians and former servicemen criticised its unflattering depiction of Red Army soldiers as unpatriotic.

In 2017, Matilda, a film about a love affair between Russia’s last tsar and a ballerina, prompted attacks by radical Orthodox Christian activists who described it as blasphemous.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte